Agent Name

Iodoacetic anhydride

CAS Number

54907-61-8

Formula

C4-H4-I2-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Acetic acid, iodo-, anhydride; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Other

Description

Light yellow crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Toxic by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Acetic anhydride."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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